Dragons don’t scorch plan to put best foot forward

A Co Clare-based chiropractor, who appeared on the BBC2 programme Dragons Den last Wednesday seeking an investment for his new British business, received eight expressions of interest from potential investors by the following day.

17th February, 2007

Travis McDonough said he received phone calls from business people in Israel and Dubai who were interested in investing in The Orthotic Group, which produces individually-designed orthotics – corrective insoles – to assist people with foot, leg and back pain.

McDonough and his business partner David Cosgrave, a chiropractor from Dublin now working in England, sought stg£75,000 (€111,000) in return for a 15 per cent stake in their company, which will sell orthotics in Britain.

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